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June 30th, 2012

Three pets available for adoption

June 30, 2012

Sweetwater Animal Control currently has three dogs available for adoption.
Available for adoption is a male chihuahua, a female mixed breed dog and a female Labrador mix. According to Sweetwater’s animal control officer, Don Kite, animals that are picked up are kept for a minimum of three days, but he tries to keep them from a week to 10 days.
Dogs and cats are available for adoption for a $15 fee and the cost of getting the pet vaccinated for rabies.
The pets are required to have their vaccination before they leave to their new homes.

Chamber donates to BCCHA

June 30, 2012

Pictured are Robert McReynolds, General Manager of Nolan County Coliseum; Rodney Foster, President of the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce; and Carolyn Gully, Director of Big Country Cutting Horse Association. Foster presented a check to Gully from the Chamber of Commerce for $18,500 on Friday, June 29, 2012, during the first day of the BCCHA cutting horse show at the Coliseum. This is the fourth year the Chamber has donated to BCCHA.

Fourth all class reunion planned

June 30, 2012

Another “All Class Reunion” for Homecoming 2012 is planned for Saturday, Sept. 8, from 2 p.m. to midnight at the Sweetwater High School Cafeteria, according to Linda Kiser Browning Miller, event director.
Jeff Stein of KXOX Radio will be the emcee, and Big Boys BBQ will cater the supper at 5:30 p.m. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. and a short program will be held at 5 p.m. After the barbecue supper, J.B. Cloud of KBCY Radio of Abilene will serve as D.J. for the music and dance beginning at about 7:30 p.m. The D.J. will present music from the 50’s to the present.

Blotters for June 28, 2012

June 30, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 46 calls for service, issued one citation and made two arrests on June 28, 2012.

The SPD received 41, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft— 200 block of SE Georgia.
• Burglary of a vehicle — 1600 block of Bristol.

Arrested by SPD:
• Robert Ramsey III, 18 — Theft/minor in consumption.
• Anthony Gomez, 18 — Theft/minor in consumption.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 11 calls for service, served three civil papers and made no arrests on June 28, 2012.

Calls for service:
• Alarm — Loop 170.

Trinity Baptist to host God and Country celebration, Highland Heights UMC welcomes new pastor

June 30, 2012

AVONDALE BAPTIST CHURCH
Greetings to everyone, from the Avondale Baptist Church family! We would like to invite you to come and visit us If you are looking for a loving church family. We welcome you to come and worship our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ with us. We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street. We would love to have you in Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. We have classes for all ages and we have great teachers for each class.

June 29th

Blackwell Fourth of July celebration tomorrow

June 29, 2012

The Blackwell Volunteer Fire Department (VFD) will be holding their annual 4th of July celebration, parade and barbecue on Saturday, June 30, 2012. A parade will kick off the event at 5 p.m. on Main Street in Blackwell.
At 5:30 p.m., the Blackwell VFD will be selling barbecue brisket and sausage plates with all the trimmings at their station located on Main Street. Plates are $10 for adults and $5 for children, with all proceeds benefitting the Blackwell VFD.

2013 community impact applications available online

June 29, 2012

United Way of Abilene volunteers invite West Central Texas non-profit organizations to submit applications for 2013 community investment by noon on July 12, 2012; applications are available online at www.unitedwayabilene.org.
United Way requests organizations call 325-677-1841 as soon as possible to inform United Way of their intent to apply, and to foster continued dialogue throughout the application process. This notification will also assist planning efforts for the volunteer review process.

Texans paying average of $3.20 for gas as July 4th holiday approaches

June 29, 2012

This week as Texans prepare to travel during the 4th of July holiday, families are paying about $45 to fill-up a 14-gallon tank which is the size of a typical family vehicle. This is about $4 less than what 4th of July travelers were paying at this time last year for the same tank. The average for a gallon of regular unleaded is $3.20, which is eight cents less than last week, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. 

Blotters for June 27, 2012

June 29, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 39 calls for service, issued no citations and made two arrests on June 27, 2012.

The SPD received 41, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Assault— 400 block of Bowie.
• Theft— 900 block of James.
• Aggravated family violence assault — 900 block of W. Arizona.
• Theft— 1400 block of Ragland.

Arrested by SPD:
• Jason Ortega, 25 — Warrant.
• Christopher Martinez, 25 — Evading arrest/detention.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had five calls for service, served two civil papers and made one arrest on June 27, 2012.

June 28th

USDA Farm Service Agency reminds producers to report crop losses

June 28, 2012

Nolan County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Dennis Cumbie, reminds producers to report crop losses resulting from a weather-related disaster event within 15 days of the disaster or when the loss first becomes apparent, this includes crops covered by crop insurance, the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) and crops without insurance coverage.

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